Cerebral microbleeds and intracerebral hemorrhages in patients on maintenance hemodialysis.

@article{Watanabe2007CerebralMA,
  title={Cerebral microbleeds and intracerebral hemorrhages in patients on maintenance hemodialysis.},
  author={Akira Watanabe},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={30-3}
}
  • Akira Watanabe
  • Published 2007 in
    Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases…
Cerebrovascular and cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. Recently, it has become clear that the appearance of cerebral microbleeds (MBs) on T2*-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is closely related to intracerebral hemorrhage. The present study investigated the incidence of MBs in patients undergoing chronic dialysis and the effect of maintenance hemodialysis on the appearance of MBs. A total of 80 patients (34 males and… CONTINUE READING
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